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Dwayne Johnson ‘Is Turning to Country Music’

"Dwayne Johnson is turning to country music" is perhaps the strangest, most chilling sentence ever run in Variety. But there it is! The Rock is going country, y'all, in an upcoming biopic of Charley Pride. Terrence Howard was originally cast in the role, but "the ball got fumbled," Pride told a Canadian newspaper. "Terrence is no doubt a more in-depth actor academically, but Dwayne is such a force on screen." [Variety, Telegraph Journal]

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